Twelve dedicated labs and 2 prep rooms, house our team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. Our Science students have had a hot air balloon land on the school field; had a visit from a NASA Astronaut; welcomed an Urban Farm into school and have nurtured and hatched their very own Chicks. We are the home of innovative opportunities for students, extending their learning across all areas of Science.
We are looking to appoint an engaging and enthusiastic Head of Chemistry, to join our highly effective Faculty. You will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision to ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have the ability to teach KS3 & KS4 Science, and to lead Chemistry from KS3 right through to KS5. Our ideal candidate will be keen to play an active part in school life, running extra-curricular activities for students.
This is a full-time, permanent post, based at Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form. The successful post holder will receive time for their responsibility plus a TLR of £5,322.00pa. Our salary scale is Outer London, Main pay scale currently ranging from MPS1 £29,915.00pa to MPS6, £41,136.00pa and Upper scale £42,559.00pa to UPS3 £45,766.00pa.
Why work for Tolworth Girls’?
Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we offer a wide range of incentives to engage colleagues to ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Regular professional development, is a key focus for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff. All new colleagues get a buddy and a mentor for NQT’s, with a tailored induction programme, to suit you. We regularly train colleagues across school in Mental Health first aid and all staff receive support, information and guidance on mental health and their personal journey. We also have colleagues trained in coaching, and suggest all new members of the team take advantage of this resource.
Our benefits include Local Government Pension scheme; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; on-site parking and flu jab vouchers. We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee.
Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students.
Science NQT started July 2019
“I work with a fantastic team of dynamic science teachers and technicians. They are all very co-operative and insightful. I can approach any of them for advice and benefit from their expertise.
This is a school where teachers learn too. At Tolworth, the great emphasis placed on training and development means you will have a seamless experience as you transition in your teaching career. “
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Closing Date: 18 April 2021
Interviews: W/C 19 April 2021
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form reserve the right to close this advert early, should a suitable candidate apply. We therefore advise all potential candidate’s to submit as early as possible. Application is VIA TES and referees will be contacted prior to interview.
Direct applications only. No recruitment agencies.
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Kingston upon Thames
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Girls school with students of age 11 - 18 years
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change. Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...